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Tataquara Lodge

On an island in the Xingu River in the Brazilian state of Para. 

Owned and operated by a cooperative of six local tribes of indigenous people.

The lodge has 15 rooms and offers activities like fishing, canoeing, wildlife viewing and forest walks. 

The surrounding rainforest is home to a rich variety of wildlife. There are also some endangered species in the area, such as the happy eagle and giant river otter. 

The Lodge has many benefits 

Environmental: 

The lodge was built from local materials such as straw and wood that was found on the ground - this means they didn't have to cut down any trees. These materials also make the buildings blend in with the natural environment so they don't spoil the scenery. 

It uses solar power to run lights, rather than burning fossil fuels to generate…

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